If you thought two-time Pro Bowl safety Landon Collins going down with a season-ending injury was rock bottom for the 2017 New York Giants, think again.

The same day he went to Injured reserve for the 2-12 G-Men, Collins was on the radio with ESPN's Bob Wischusen. And he was there, according to ESPN's Ian O'Connor, to tell the world that his teammate, second-year cornerback Eli Apple, is a "cancer in the locker room."

"There is only one corner who needs to grow up and we all know who that is," Collins told The Michael Kay Show, per ESPN. "That would be the only person I would change out of our secondary group ... That first pick ... he's a cancer."

The two-time all-star safety has since apologized for his remarks, announcing via Twitter on Wednesday that he spoke with both Apple and interim Giants coach Steve Spagnuolo.

The initial comments, however, weren't surprising for a couple of reasons.